More than 20 people drowned in Limpopo in less than 2 months

Just News | More than twenty people have drowned in rivers and dams across the Province in less than two months since the rainy season commenced. From the beginning of October 2022 to date, the police have recorded twenty incidents of Inquests resulting from drownings. Limpopo Police spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said the latest incidents […]

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Alleged drug dealer behind bars

Tebogo Msimanga | The Hawks from Durban Serious Organised Crime Investigation on Friday arrested a 34-year-old suspect for dealing in drugs at Phoenix.   KwaZulu Natal Spokesperson Captain Simphiwe Mhlongo said members received information about drug dealing activities at Tashmeera Gardens in Phoenix. “An operation was planned and executed in the said flats. Upon searching the […]

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A case against a suspect in a murder of a nurse postponed for DNA

Tebogo Msimanga | The Schweizer Reneke Magistrates’ Court postponed the case against 24-year-old Bongane Gregory Shebi, to 24 January 2023, to await DNA results. Shebi abandoned his bail application, and he will remain in police custody until the matter is concluded. He is charged with the alleged murder of Iris Mamotlakana Mohokare, at her rented […]

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A learner stabbed to death in an alleged gang-related feud

Tebogo Msimanga | The Free State Department of Education condemned the incident that occurred on Tuesday, 22 November 2022, in Bloemfontein, Rocklands where a Grade 11 boy learner was stabbed to death in what is believed to be gang-related feuds. Free State Education Spokesperson Howard Ndaba said a bitter and violent brawl reportedly broke out […]

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Former municipal manager arrested for R4 Million Fraud

Tebogo Msimanga | The former Municipal Manager of Dr JS Moroko Municipality, Nelson Thammy Khubheka( 50) appeared before Siyabuswa Magistrate court after he was arrested by the Hawks Middelburg based Serious Commercial Crime Investigation for Fraud, Theft and Contravention of ( National Treasury ) MFMA. Mpumalanga Hawks spokesperson Dineo Sekgotodi said it is alleged that […]

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Two men sentenced to life in prison for the murder of farmers

Tebogo Msimanga | The Madadeni High Court convicted and sentenced two men for charges of murder, robbery and burglary that occurred at Normandien on 30 August 2020. Doctor Ngwenya (20) and Sibongiseni Masondo (33) were arrested for the murder of Roy (63) and Vida Rafferty (60) at their farm. Colonel Nqobile Gwala of KwaZulu Natal […]

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A man sentenced to life in prison for rape

Tebogo Msimanga | The Mogwase Regional Court sentenced 47-year-old Oupa Herman Mabalane, to life imprisonment on two counts of rape. Mabalane raped a 27-year-old on 25 April 2022, at Ga-Phiri Village, near Mogwase. He was arrested the following day after the matter was reported to the police, his bail application was rejected, and he pleaded […]

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Alleged illegal mining kingpins released on bail

Just News | The Mogwase magistrate’s court granted the three accused, bail. Alleged illegal mining kingpins aged between 33 and 72 were arrested by the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation assisted by members of the Illegal Mining Task Team, National Intervention Unit and Bidvest Protea Coin Security in Rustenburg on Wednesday and Thursday respectively. North […]

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A man who allegedly raped and killed a 4-year-old girl abandons bail

Tebogo Msimanga | A 28 year old alleged killer Ntokozo Khulekani Zikhali , from Brakpan, abandoned his bail application at the Benoni Magistrates’ Court. He is charged with kidnapping, rape, murder, and violation of the corpse of a 4-year-old girl, Bokgabo Poo. It is alleged that on 10 October 2022, the girl had gone to […]

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